Honda Y-E-S Award in Vietnam
Partnership with The National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategy Studies (NISTPASS) and Honda Vietnam Co., Ltd.
* Information concerning affiliation/profile of the awardee is current at the time he/she received the award.
Y-E-S Award Plus Recipient
Cao Nhan Tien
Vietnam National University,
Ho Chi Minh City, University of Technology
Host institution/organization in Japan:
Yokohama National University
Faculty of Engineering
Division of Systems Research
These are beautiful places that I visited: Tokyo bay, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Sky tree, Meiji Shrine, Asakusa, Akihabara, Todai, Showa park, Shinjuku park, Ueno park (during sakura blossom), Tokyo Disney land, Fuji-san, Saitama, Tochigi, most of Kyoto, Minato Mirai 21, China town, many places in Yokohama, Osaka bay, Osaka castle, Nara, etc. I also love high tech and car technology, so I did visit Honda, Toyota and Nissan headquarter and see your new car models. To reduce traveling fee, I usually had bread (from Family mart) and walk.
I went to Japan during winter and spring season, which are the best time to visit. I see winter for the first time of my life, and it is too cold, but I love it. The most amazing comes in spring. I cannot forget the moment I visit Todai, this university is so beautiful. I did feel breathless, because this university was one of my dream. I also cannot forget the moment I walked under trees of sakura, and its flower dropped under the wind, it is just like an anime of Glibi. I also remember the first time seeing Shibuya and Shinjuku, lots of people, banners and skyscrapers, that was amazing and it almost break my neck because of high building. Or the time I was in Kyoto, which was my most unforgettable moment. I still remember the time I first saw Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kinkakuji or Osaka castle, etc. I just can go around and enjoy the beauty there. I also got to know how crowded Disney land is. And why Fuji-san got the simple of Japan (I took tons of photos of Fuji mountain and remember how tourists’ face when they first see it).
My last day in Japan, I went back to YNU and go around the university. I did go around this place so many times, but that time was the first time I went around, took pictures and see students go around. I know I will really miss this place.Then, I asked a friend to travel to Minato Mirai 21 and watch this place at night. That time, I asked myself, can I extend some more days, can I work here, it is just like my second home now, then why should I leave…My impressions of Japanese:“Admirable”, I come to many places, and the same everywhere. I feel really easy to queue with lots of people, comfortable when going to the supper market, and safe when going on the train or going in the night. Some students I knew in the university are very friendly, some are like my brothers.